Monday, August 22, 2022

Tug Performs Autonomous Collision Avoidance in Port of Singapore

A harbor tug has become the first vessel to be verified for autonomous collision avoidance in the Port of Singapore as the shipping industry’s push

August 22, 2022
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Monday, July 3, 2017
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Five (Or More) Short Blasts – On Sounding The Danger Signal

This is PART 3 of a series about the COLREGs. Scroll down for links to Part 1 & 2  by Captain  Grant H. Livingstone The Grand Daddy of

July 3, 2017
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Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Intense Video: Tanker Misses Collision with Stalled Boat by Mere Feet This is a fabulous example of the dangers inexperienced boaters inadvertently putting themselves in harms way

December 9, 2015
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Friday, May 30, 2014

MPA: Human Error and Poor Judgement Caused String of Singapore Ship Collisions

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has concluded its investigations into a three separate collisions involving commercial vessels in and around

May 30, 2014
Total Views: 90

Friday, December 13, 2013

Chinese Military Ship Confronts U.S. Cruiser as Tensions Rise

Dec. 13 (Bloomberg) — A U.S. Navy guided-missile cruiser had a confrontation with a Chinese militaryship on Dec. 5 in the South China Sea, underscoring

December 13, 2013
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Thursday, December 13, 2007

AIS Conversation Continued – SHIP VS BOAT

Earlier this week I received a request from our friend Ben Ellison at Panbo to poll our readers on the use of AIS. He was especially concerned with the

December 13, 2007
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Tuesday, December 11, 2007

AIS-B, Automatic Information System For Boats. A Welcome Change?

  We have already proclaimed our love of AIS, the technology that helps watchkeepers identify surrounding vessel traffic, but currently this technology

December 11, 2007
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Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Darwin Award Close Call of the Week – Video Youtube commentary; While sailing on San Francisco Bay we had a close encounter with a container ship. The container

November 20, 2007
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